Scottsdale Golf: 6 Savory Packages

Book Now for End of Season Specials

Not yet ready to let go of summer? Consider a trip south to Scottsdale, where golfers are pampered with cerulean skies, ideal-temperature evenings and sweet, money-saving opportunities.

Here is a sensational sixsome of Scottsdale’s better deals:

1. TPC Scottsdale is renovating its famed Stadium Course and clubhouse, but its sister layout, the Randy Heckenkemper-designed Champions Course, is still a Bertha-banging experience. Through Sept. 14, the course is offering unlimited golf for $39 per player, valid all day Monday through Thursday and after 11 a.m. Friday through Sunday. Pay $10 more on Sunday to tee off before 11 a.m. For details call 480-585-4334 or go online to

2. Fans of the TPC Scottsdale might also consider the “Championship Golf Package Arizona” at The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, located immediately adjacent to the TPC. Package is offered year-round and includes luxury accommodations, a round of golf at the TPC’s Champions Course or Grayhawk Golf Club, practice balls, transportation to the course and concierge booking services. Through October the rates range up to $640, double occupancy. For details and restrictions call 480-585-4848 or go online to

3. Just northwest of Scottsdale, Quintero Golf Club is offering a “Stay and Play Package” that includes two rounds of Rees Jones-designed golf and a two-night stay in one of the property’s fully furnished luxury golf villas. Available through Sept. 21 beginning at $129 per person, per night, double occupancy, with a two-night minimum stay. Guests are responsible for a $500 refundable security deposit and a $125 non-refundable cleaning deposit. For information call 928-501-1500 or go online to

4. Westin Kierland Resort & Spa is offering an “Unlimited Golf For Two” package for resort guests who intend to immerse themselves in its 27-hole golf complex designed by Scott Miller. Ask about touring the surprisingly hilly layout via Segway, Golf Bike or GolfBoard. Rates start at $429, and are available through Dec. 31. For information call 800-354-5892 or go online to

5. The “Stay and Play Golf Package” at luxurious Boulders Resort includes one round of golf on the 36 hole Jay Morrish-designed golf complex, private casita accommodations, $25 per person lunch voucher and complimentary access to the Waldorf Astoria Spa. Also, the resort recently added Internet-connected Digital Caddies tablets to it fleet of golf carts. Rates start at $349 a night per person, double occupancy, through Dec. 31. For information call 866-397-6520 or go online to

6. At the JW Marriott Camelback Inn Resort & Spa guests may book the “Unlimited Golf Package” through May 2015. The offer includes unlimited golf at 36-hole Camelback Golf Club, GPS-equipped golf cart, unlimited practice balls, advanced tee times, breakfast, club storage and more. Rates start at $199 per person. For details and restrictions call 480-948-1700 or go online to


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Durango resident Chris Duthie is a contributor to Colorado AvidGolfer, the state’s leading resource for golf and the lifestyle that surrounds it. It publishes eight issues annually and proudly delivers daily content via